Story | 22 sep, 2022
A newly released peer-reviewed paper in Frontiers in Marine Science emphasises that establishing measures to address the global decline in Chondrichthyes (sharks, rays, and chimaeras [ghost sharks], hereafter ‘sharks’) is more urgent than ever.
Story | 13 sep, 2022
Since May 2020, IUCN has been working closely with Senegal's National Focal Point of the Convention on Biological Diversity to create an ambitious and shared vision for biodiversity and sustainable development, as part of BIODEV2030. The project is engaging all stakeholders, and particularly the…
Blog | 31 aug, 2022
The UN's 5th session of the Intergovernmental Conference on conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity beyond areas of national jurisdiction (also known as the High Seas Treaty) concluded in New York last week. While it did not result in the adoption of a treaty, the…
Press release | 23 jul, 2022
Kigali, Rwanda, 23 July 2022 – The inaugural IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) closed today with the adoption of the Kigali Call to Action by more than 2,400 participants from across the continent and beyond.
Comunicado de prensa | 20 jul, 2022
Kigali, Ruanda, 20 de julio 2022 (UICN) - Doce guardabosques y equipos de guardabosques de todo el mundo han sido galardonados por su extraordinario compromiso con la protección de la naturaleza y la ayuda a las comunidades locales.
Communiqué de presse | 20 jul, 2022
Kigali, Rwanda, 20 juillet 2022 (UICN) - Douze garde-parcs et équipes de gardes forestiers du monde entier sont récompensés pour leur engagement extraordinaire dans la protection de la nature et l'aide aux communautés locales.
Press release | 20 jul, 2022
Kigali, Rwanda, 20 July 2022 (IUCN) - At the IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress, twelve rangers and ranger teams from around the world received an International Ranger Award today for their extraordinary commitment to protecting nature and helping local communities.
Press release | 18 jul, 2022
Kigali, Rwanda, 18 July 2022 – The IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) – the first-ever Pan-African gathering of leaders, citizens, and interest groups focused on protected areas – begins today in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, with an address by the Prime Minister of Rwanda, Édouard…
The IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC), from 18 to 23 July 2022 in the Rwandan capital of Kigali, is the first ever continent-wide gathering of African leaders, citizens, and interest groups to discuss the role of protected areas in conserving nature, safeguarding Africa’s iconic…
Story | 21 jun, 2022
The BIODEV2030 project, launched in early 2020 supports the country's development ambition, while promoting the adoption of voluntary sectoral commitments that incorporate ambitious biodiversity conservation and restoration measures.